Culture

The Night of San Juan in Spain

Although summer officially starts on 21 June, The Night of San Juan in Spain falls on 23 June.  The night of San Juan in Spain celebrates the summer solstice. San Juan (Saint John) also has… leer más
machine translation and recipes

Machine translation and recipes

Most Europeans have a soft spot for Scotland. It’s understandable with its breathtaking cliffs, castles that tell tales of bygone times and the irresistible petrichor, especially after the first shower of the day. Those who… leer más

How to adapt food and drink brand names to other countries

When I was a child, I was a fussy eater. I was the typical kid that would really struggle at dinnertime. I hated pulses with a passion and would take hours to eat them. Nowadays,… leer más
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What makes a good translation?

Speaking a language doesn’t make you a translator I’m sure you have heard a translator say that knowing a language doesn’t make you a translator. Today I’ll explain to you, with a recent example, why… leer más
New Year traditions throughout the world

New Year traditions throughout the world

How are you going to welcome in 2019?   Last year, I spoke about some Christmas traditions around Spain. Since Christmas is a long season, this year I am going to talk about some traditions to… leer más
Traditions lost in translation

Traditions lost in translation can compromise your brand

Happy Thanksgiving!   Summer’s long over, but I’m still fondly reminiscing about those siestas in the hammock in the patio after lunch. A blissful moment of peace and quiet that’s only disturbed by a mosquito… leer más
Christmas traditions and translation into Spanish

Christmas traditions around Spain

If there is one thing that makes a translator different from someone who just knows a language it’s culture. Besides having a good level in the source and target language, as translators we need to… leer más
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